Asus P8Z68-V PRO GEN3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive60.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus P8Z68-V PRO GEN3  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121109
Uptime7.2 Days
Run DateApr 05 '20 at 19:33
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-2500K-$246
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Memory 94.4
1-Core 104
2-Core 217
82% 138 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 408
58% 418 Pts
64-Core 427
29% 427 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$395
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 442.50
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
54.4% Above average
Lighting 209
Reflection 183
Parallax 201
55% 198 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 195
Splatting 130
55% 160 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 137 121 111 103 96 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 338
Write 237
Mixed 234
SusWrite 113
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 65.8
4K Mixed 33.4
126% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 32.8
DQ Write 47
DQ Mixed 35.8
28% 38.5 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$17
322GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 111 111 113 113 110 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 123
Write 111
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 109
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 78%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
463GB free
Firmware: 03.01A03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 169 170 170 170 170 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 166
Mixed 92
SusWrite 167
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
222% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
58.9% Above average
MC Read 19.6
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.7
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 19.6
SC Mixed 18.9
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical P8Z68-V PRO GEN3 Builds (Compare 5,645 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V PRO GEN3 - $390

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $1,005
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